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by michaeldsuarez
Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Wikipedia In The Media
Topic: Croatian Wikipedia and the Ustasha
Replies: 5
Views: 1235

Re: Croatian Wikipedia and the Ustasha

New article: http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/croatian-wikipedia-removed-claims-on-polish-genocide-over-germans-03-29-2018 This one concerns Hitler apologia rather than the Ustashe, but it still fits the theme of this thread. The Croatian Wikipedia claimed that Poland were committing genocide...
by michaeldsuarez
Thu Mar 29, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Wikipedia In The Media
Topic: Wikipedia wars: inside the fight against far-right editors
Replies: 13
Views: 2615

Re: Wikipedia wars: inside the fight against far-right edito

Strelnikov wrote:This board is rigged to turn the common term for a National Socialist (NSDAP) and turn it into the word "munchkin."


Is there a special reason or an interesting story (in-joke?) behind this? Or is it a random thing? I'm not pushing for a change or anything; I'm merely curious.
by michaeldsuarez
Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: Wikipedia In The Media
Topic: Croatian Wikipedia and the Ustasha
Replies: 5
Views: 1235

Re: Croatian Wikipedia and the Ustasha

If you want to have a look at the Wikimedia community's attempt to "solve" the problem in 2013, look at the following: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Requests_for_comment/2013_issues_on_Croatian_Wikipedia https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Requests_for_comment/2013_issues_on_Croatian_Wikiped...
by michaeldsuarez
Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Wikipedians
Topic: School shooter William Atchison ("Eldigato")
Replies: 3
Views: 990

School shooter William Atchison ("Eldigato")

New Mexico shooter William Atchison was "Eldigato" on Wikipedia:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/Eldigato

You can tell by the pseudonym and the interest in Blockland and guns.
by michaeldsuarez
Sun Apr 02, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Wikipedians
Topic: ArbCom refuses to unban The Devil's Advocate
Replies: 7
Views: 1772

Re: ArbCom refuses to unban The Devil's Advocate

How many times has Breitbart covered TDA's cause? At least four times so far: http://www.breitbart.com/tech/2016/01/04/wikipedia-can-now-ban-you-for-what-you-do-on-other-websites/ http://www.breitbart.com/tech/2016/01/14/banned-wikipedia-admin-exclusive/ http://www.breitbart.com/tech/2016/06/28/ban...
by michaeldsuarez
Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Wikipedians
Topic: ArbCom refuses to unban The Devil's Advocate
Replies: 7
Views: 1772

ArbCom refuses to unban The Devil's Advocate

http://www.breitbart.com/tech/2017/03/24/wikipedia-change-reasons-banning-editor/ Basically, in January 2016, the Wikipedia Arbitration Committee (ArbCom) banned "The Devil's Advocate" for uncovering the conflict of interests (COI) activities of a Wikipedia sysop. The Devil's Advocate did...
by michaeldsuarez
Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Dark Corners -- a place for odd and deviant subjects (WP related or not)
Topic: Metapedia (the Nazi wiki) is down as of 3-25-17
Replies: 4
Views: 1235

Re: Metapedia (the Nazi wiki) is down as of 3-25-17

It's also funny to see how RationalWikian (is that a term?) JorisEnter says this about the Wikipedia Sucks name: '' Wikipedia Sucks is a forum/blog that focuses on cybel I don't think we want any more Rome Viharo drama around here...." I guess "cybel" is his goofy term for "cybe...